Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting, 22507 [2014-09187]

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[FR Doc. 2014–09131 Filed 4–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT). Date and Time: May 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:26 Apr 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 Place: The meeting will be via audio conference call and Adobe Connect Pro. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000), ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in enhancing organ donation, ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is grounded in the best available medical science, and assuring the public that the system is as effective and equitable as possible, thereby increasing public confidence in the integrity and effectiveness of the transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up to 25 members including the Chair. Members serve as Special Government Employees and have diverse backgrounds in fields such as organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care medicine, and other medical specialties involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors, and family members. Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations including those on the following topics: Donor Management Research and Innovation; Alignment of CMS Regulatory Requirements with the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and the Health Resources and Services Administration; Vascularized Composite Allografts; the HOPE Act; and Electronic Tracking and Transport. Agenda items are subjects to change as priorities indicate. After Committee discussions, members of the public will have an opportunity to comment. Because of the Committee’s full agenda and timeframe in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will be limited. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on the Department’s donation Web site at https:// www.organdonor.gov/legislation/ advisory.html#meetings. The draft meeting agenda will be posted on www.blsmeetings.net/ACOT. Those participating in this meeting should register by visiting www.blsmeetings.net/ACOT. The deadline to register for this meeting is Wednesday, May 14, 2014. For all logistical questions and concerns, please contact Anita Allen, Seamon Corporation, at 301–658–3442 or send an email to aallen@ seamoncorporation.com. The public can join the meeting by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (888–324–4391) and providing the Participant Code (9916969); and 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro Meeting using the following URL and entering as GUEST: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/acot1/ (copy and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting for logistics to PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22507 be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/help/ en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: https:// www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview. Call (301) 443–0437 or send an email to ptongele@hrsa.gov if you are having trouble connecting to the meeting site. Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in providing an oral presentation email a written request, along with a copy of their presentation to Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, at pstroup@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may request it during the public comment period. Public participation and ability to comment will be limited to time as it permits. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 12C–06, Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 443–1127. Dated: April 15, 2014. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following 
meeting:

    Name: Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT).
    Date and Time: May 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern 
Time.
    Place: The meeting will be via audio conference call and Adobe 
Connect Pro.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of 
the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000), 
ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in enhancing organ 
donation, ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is 
grounded in the best available medical science, and assuring the 
public that the system is as effective and equitable as possible, 
thereby increasing public confidence in the integrity and 
effectiveness of the transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up 
to 25 members including the Chair. Members serve as Special 
Government Employees and have diverse backgrounds in fields such as 
organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine 
and surgery, critical care medicine, and other medical specialties 
involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician 
transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and 
bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as 
representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, 
organ donors, and family members.
    Agenda: The Committee will hear presentations including those on 
the following topics: Donor Management Research and Innovation; 
Alignment of CMS Regulatory Requirements with the Organ Procurement 
and Transplantation Network and the Health Resources and Services 
Administration; Vascularized Composite Allografts; the HOPE Act; and 
Electronic Tracking and Transport. Agenda items are subjects to 
change as priorities indicate.
    After Committee discussions, members of the public will have an 
opportunity to comment. Because of the Committee's full agenda and 
timeframe in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will 
be limited. All public comments will be included in the record of 
the ACOT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on the 
Department's donation Web site at https://www.organdonor.gov/legislation/advisory.html#meetings.
    The draft meeting agenda will be posted on www.blsmeetings.net/ACOT. Those participating in this meeting should register by 
visiting www.blsmeetings.net/ACOT. The deadline to register for this 
meeting is Wednesday, May 14, 2014. For all logistical questions and 
concerns, please contact Anita Allen, Seamon Corporation, at 301-
658-3442 or send an email to aallen@seamoncorporation.com.
    The public can join the meeting by:
    1. (Audio Portion) Calling the Conference Phone Number (888-324-
4391) and providing the Participant Code (9916969); and
    2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACOT Adobe Connect Pro 
Meeting using the following URL and entering as GUEST: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/acot1/ (copy and paste the link into your 
browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest).
    Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the 
meeting for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an 
Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the 
following URL: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: 
https://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview. Call (301) 443-0437 or 
send an email to ptongele@hrsa.gov if you are having trouble 
connecting to the meeting site.
    Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in 
providing an oral presentation email a written request, along with a 
copy of their presentation to Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive 
Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services 
Administration, at pstroup@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain name, 
address, telephone number, email address, and any business or 
professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral 
presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to 
combine their comments and present them through a single 
representative.

    The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of 
expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request for a 
presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may request it 
during the public comment period. Public participation and ability to 
comment will be limited to time as it permits.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive 
Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services 
Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 12C-06, Rockville, Maryland 
20857; telephone (301) 443-1127.

    Dated: April 15, 2014.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2014-09187 Filed 4-21-14; 8:45 am]
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